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Creator Role

merchant

Description

The Lincoln Presides Over the Civil War coins are a part of a larger fifty-coin set, The Lincoln Coins & Stamps 1909-1958. In this subset, five Lincoln Cents are displayed in a paper card mount. The dates include 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1938. The subset also includes a July 7, 1942 commemorative stamp, which features a map of China and portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Sun Yat-sen, founder of the republic of China. The paper card mount's recto also contains biographical information about the Civil War as well as a color illustration of Lincoln Presides Over the Civil War. The biographical information continues on the card's verso along with excerpts from Lincoln's speech to the One Hundred Sixty-fourth Ohio Regiment in Washington, D.C. on August 18, 1864. The paper mount is encased in a plastic sleeve that is enclosed in a coin holder binder.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 1/2 X 7 inches (mount)

Materials and Techniques Display

tin, copper, zinc, and paper

Inscription

recto: LINCOLN PRESIDES OVER THE CIVIL WAR / LINCOLN PENNIES ISSUED 1934-1938

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative coins--philately

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6993.6

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Lincoln Presides Over the Civil War (from the Lincoln Coins & Stamps 1909-1958 Collection)

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